Dr Len Shaffrey, University of Reading
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Shrinking arctic ice link to tough winters

The shrinking of Arctic sea ice is causing colder, snowier winters across much of North America, China and Europe, including the UK, according to a study.

The University of Reading's Dr Len Shaffrey told David Shukman it was "very early days" for the research, but it offered another tool for creating better forecasts in the future.

  • 28 Feb 2012